21 days remaining to apply

  • Start date details

    Autumn Term

  • Closing date

    9 August 2024 at 8am

  • Date listed

    18 June 2024

Job details

Job role

  • HLTA (higher level teaching assistant)

Visa sponsorship

Visas cannot be sponsored

Working pattern

Part time: 27.5 hrs per week

Contract type

Permanent

Full-time equivalent salary

Grade F Points 14 to 19 (£27,334 to £29,777 Full Time Equivalent) subject to pro rata.

What skills and experience we're looking for

Mersey Primary Academy are looking to appoint a HLTA to join our academy in September 2024 on a part time, permanent basis.

Do you want to work for a Trust that is transforming educational outcomes for students in some of the most deprived areas in the North of England? If so, this could be the role for you.

Your new role

As a HLTA, you will complement teachers’delivery of the curriculum and contribute to the development of other support staff, pupils and academy policies and strategies. You will work collaboratively with teaching staff and assist them in the whole planning cycle and the management/preparation of resources. You will supervise whole classes during the short term absence of teachers. You will provide support to pupils, teachers and the academy in order to raise standards of achievement for all, by utilising your advanced levels of knowledge and skills when assisting with planning, monitoring, assessing and managing classes and to encourage pupils to become independent learners. You will provide support for pupil welfare and support the inclusion of pupils in all aspects of academy life.

If you feel you have the necessary skills and experience required for this position, then we would very much like to hear from you.

What the school offers its staff

Here at Mersey Primary Academy we are on a journey of rapid improvement and were graded as a good school by Ofsted in June 2019.

With 200 pupils aged between 3 and 11 housed in our academy, Mersey Primary Academy is a busy and vibrant place. We serve the east of Hull, around the Holderness Road area. We are a small academy, and we pride ourselves on knowing our students well and doing our best to ensure everyone fulfils their potential.

Why join us?

Staff across the trust are talented and enthusiastic, and all contribute to the trust’s success story. At Mersey Primary Academy, we value the continuous professional development of all our employees and recognise that our staff and students are most successful when they feel happy, valued, challenged and supported to achieve their very best.

This is a fantastic opportunity to join an outstanding team within a high performing multi academy trust with exciting career prospects for successful applicants.

We offer an extensive range of opportunities, incentives and benefits with this post including:

  • Holiday Entitlement: minimum 35 days(subject to pro rata if working part time and dependent upon salary and continuous service) including statutory Bank Holidays.
  • Financial:offeringunlimitedaccess to a huge range ofdiscountson holidays, days out, retailer and cashback deals inc. Curry’s, John Lewis, Tesco and B&Q to name but a few.
  • Lifestyle and Wellbeing:discounted & flexiblegymmemberships, eye care vouchers, cycle 2 work/Technology scheme,free annual flu jaband 24/7 access to a market leading Employee Assistance Programme providing expert information specialist advisors trained by Citizens Advice and access to professionally qualified counsellors accredited by the British Association for Counselling and Psychotherapy.
  • Motoring:access to an employee vehicle leasing scheme*,discounted vehicle repairsand discounts on car/van hire.
  • Pension: excellentemployer/employee contributory pension scheme with the Local Government Pension Scheme (LGPS)
  • Personal and professional: we offer a range of training and development opportunities for you to grow and develop.

*Subject to ensuring NMW is maintained.

In accordance with DfE Keeping Children Safe in Education, an online search will be completed on all shortlisted applicants prior to interview. Any relevant information will be discussed further with the applicant during the recruitment process.

Commitment to safeguarding

Our organisation is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults. We expect all staff, volunteers and trustees to share this commitment.

Our recruitment process follows the keeping children safe in education guidance.

Offers of employment may be subject to the following checks (where relevant):
childcare disqualification
Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS)
medical
online and social media
prohibition from teaching
right to work
satisfactory references
suitability to work with children

You must tell us about any unspent conviction, cautions, reprimands or warnings under the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975.

Applying for the job

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About Mersey Primary Academy

School type
Academy, ages 3 to 11
Education phase
View all Primaryjobs
School size
215 pupils enrolled
Age range
3 to 11
Phone number
01482 761320

Here at Mersey Primary Academy we are on a journey of rapid improvement and were graded as a good school by Ofsted in June 2019.

With 200 pupils aged between 3 and 11 housed in our academy, Mersey Primary Academy is a busy and vibrant place. We serve the east of Hull, around the Holderness Road area. We are a small academy, and we pride ourselves on knowing our students well and doing our best to ensure everyone fulfils their potential.

Why join us?
Staff across the trust are talented and enthusiastic, and all contribute to the trust’s success story. At Mersey Primary Academy, we value the continuous professional development of all our employees and recognise that our staff and students are most successful when they feel happy, valued, challenged and supported to achieve their very best.

This is a fantastic opportunity to join an outstanding team within a high performing multi academy trust with exciting career prospects for successful applicants.

Arranging a visit to Mersey Primary Academy

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email info@merseypa.org.uk.

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